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  • Winner, Oregon Book Award for Young Adult Literature

  • A Bankstreet College Best Children’s Book of the Year

  • "Will hook readers from the first page” – Kirkus Review

When Addy is swept back in time, she couldn’t be happier to leave her miserable life behind. Now she’s mistaken for Lady Matilda, the pampered ward of the king. If Addy can play her part, she’ll have glorious gowns, jewels, and something she’s always longed for—the respect and admiration of others. But then she meets Will, the falconer’s son with sky blue eyes, who unsettles all her plans. From shipwrecks to castle dungeons, from betrothals to hidden conspiracies, Addy finds herself in a world where she’s not the only one with a dangerous secret. When she discovers the truth, Addy must take matters into her own hands. The stakes? Her chance at true love…and the life she’s meant to live.

Emily Whitman Wildwing Young Adult YA Novel Time Travel Middle Ages Romance Book Award

Praise for Wildwing


 “Addy is an engagingly inventive heroine. Whitman’s attention to historical detail and vivid descriptions bring the past alive to create an absorbing fictional world that will hook readers from the first page.”  -- Kirkus Reviews


“Akin in tone to Libba Bray’s A Great and Terrible Beauty, this historical novel with a time-travel twist of sci-fi will find an avid readership.” – School Library Journal


“The fantasy premise of escaping into a new identity (‘If I could, I’d shed the girl I am like a snake slides out of a ragged, outgrown skin,’ Addy thinks) should strongly appeal to teens.” – Publisher’s Weekly


“Life seems to jump off the pages. The falcons, the history, the characters, the story, I loved every second of diving into history with Addy.” –




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